In 2017 in China, there were nearly 112 male births for every 100 female births. Gender disparity shows up in other ways throughout a woman’s life, from education to work opportunities to unpaid care, according to a report by the Chinese government. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)
In 2017 in China, there were nearly 112 male births for every 100 female births. Gender disparity shows up in other ways throughout a woman’s life, from education to work opportunities to unpaid care, according to a report by the Chinese government. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)

Gender equality in China, from birth ratio to politics and unpaid care work, still has a long way to go: report

  • Chinese government report published by the UN Population Fund finds business leadership and politics remain heavily skewed towards men
  • Gender disparity in education continues to be far higher in rural areas

In 2017 in China, there were nearly 112 male births for every 100 female births. Gender disparity shows up in other ways throughout a woman’s life, from education to work opportunities to unpaid care, according to a report by the Chinese government. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)
In 2017 in China, there were nearly 112 male births for every 100 female births. Gender disparity shows up in other ways throughout a woman’s life, from education to work opportunities to unpaid care, according to a report by the Chinese government. (Xinhua/Wang Quanchao)
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